Tag Archives: piazza Signoria

The Gucci Garden in Florence, Italy

The Gucci Garden opens in piazza Signoria

The Gucci Garden inside the historic Palazzo della Mercanzia, which housed the Gucci Museo, has been opened in Florence, Italy.

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Began the shooting of Michelangelo movie

FLORENCE, ITALY – The shooting of the film The Sin. A Vision, Andrej Konchalovsky’s film about Michelangelo, began in the historical center of Florence, Italy.

The film of the Russian director will be entirely filmed in Italy. The shootings will take place for 14 weeks between Tuscany and Lazio.

In the movie Michelangelo is played by Alberto Testone; Massimo De Francovich will play Pope Julius II and Umberto Orsini the Marquis of Malaspina.

The set of the Michelangelo film in Florence
The set of the Michelangelo film in Florence

On October 16, 2017 piazza Signoria in Florence has returned to be as Florentines lived at Michelangelo’s time.

Produced by the Andrei Konchalovsky Foundation Supporting Cinema and the Scenic Arts and Jean Vigo Italia with Rai Cinema, the Italo-Russian production also benefits from the backing of the Sensi Contemporanei Toscana per il Cinema programme and the Toscana Film Commission.

Urs Fischer Big Clay in piazza Signoria, Florence

Piazza Signoria hosts Urs Fischer’s Big Clay sculpture

Piazza Signoria is once again hosting in Florence a great contemporary art installation: Urs Fischer’s Big Clay.

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The Arch of Palmyra's copy unveiled in Florence

G7 of Culture, Palmyra’s arch unveiled in piazza Signoria

A recreation of Palmyra’s Arch of Triumph was unveiled in Florence on March 27, 2017 for the G7 of the Culture.

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The original Palmyra's Arch

Replica of Palmyra’s arch to be unveiled for G7 in Florence

A recreation of Palmyra’s Arch of Triumph will be unveiled in Florence for the G7 of the culture. The meeting will be held in Florence, on March 30 and 31, 2017.

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The fountain of Neptune under restoration in Florence, Italy

The Fountain of Neptune under restoration

The Fountain of Neptune is under restoration in Florence, Italy. The cost of renovation amounts to 1.5 million euro in the period 2016-18.

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Marco Mengoni in concerts for the New Year's Eve 2017 in Florence

Night of free concerts for the New Year’s Eve 2017

Night of concerts and celebration for the New Year’s Eve 2017 in Florence, Italy. Free entrance to all concerts.

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Vigil for peace in Florence, Italy

Remembering Sept. 11 in Florence… 15 years later

The city of Florence and the New York University Florence have joined together to organize the commemoration of September 11, 2001 with a celebration of peace, on September 12, 2016, followed by the lighting of a candle.

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The flag of France on Palazzo Vecchio after the terrorist attack in Nice

Nice attack, Florence mourns the terror victims

Tonight July 15, 201 at 7 pm the Florentines will be in Piazza della Signoria, for Nice, for a free world. #PrayforNice.

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The Fountain of Neptune in Florence

Ferragamo to restore the Fountain of Neptune

The Fountain of Neptune, located right outside the Palazzo Vecchio in the Piazza della Signoria, will be restored by Ferragamo.

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